Rap 2k0

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Rap 2k0

  1. 1. RAP 2k0 Produced by Sam “Slam” Goldberg, Josh “MC Ron” Field and Zachary “Dr.” Borgman
  2. 2. WEST COAST <ul><li>aka “Gangsta Rap” </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneers include: N.W.A. and Tupac Shakur </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Dre introduced a new type of west coast rap called G-Funk with his 1992 album “The Chronic” </li></ul><ul><li>Music discussed street violence </li></ul>
  3. 4. Dr. Dre <ul><li>Straight outta Compton, California </li></ul><ul><li>In the 2000’s focused on producing other rappers– Eminem and 50 Cent </li></ul><ul><li>Released “2001” as a solo album after many doubted that Dre could still perform up to his old standards. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Snoop Doggy Dogg <ul><li>aka Snoop DO double G </li></ul><ul><li>West Coast Rapper from Long Beach County </li></ul><ul><li>Popularized phrase suffix ”-izzle” </li></ul><ul><li>Associated acts– Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur </li></ul><ul><li>Claim to fame is album, “Doggystyle” </li></ul>
  5. 7. Eminem <ul><li>aka Slim Shady </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest selling album in rap history “The Marshall Mathers LP” </li></ul><ul><li>Originally from Detroit, Michigan but his style of rap is that related to the West Coast </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely controversial and often raps about his daughter Hallie Jade. </li></ul><ul><li>New Album “Relapse” this year. </li></ul>
  6. 9. SOUTHERN RAP <ul><li>aka Dirty South </li></ul><ul><li>Straightforward lyrics </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of styles with sub genres of crunk and snap </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneered by Scar Face and his rap crew the Geto Boys </li></ul>
  7. 11. Lil Wayne <ul><li>Word life– basic thuganomics </li></ul><ul><li>Aka Weezy f. baby </li></ul><ul><li>Known for his annoyingness </li></ul><ul><li>Known for his dirty tats </li></ul><ul><li>Known for not being as good as slim </li></ul>
  8. 13. T.I. <ul><li>Born as Clifford Harris Jr. </li></ul><ul><li>Alter ego: TIP </li></ul><ul><li>Sentenced one year in jail for possesion of illegal fire arms. </li></ul><ul><li>Top Selling Album: “King” </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Single: “What ever you like” </li></ul>
  9. 15. Ludacris <ul><li>Born as Christopher Bridges </li></ul><ul><li>Top Selling Southern hip hop solo artist ever. </li></ul><ul><li>Top Selling album– Chicken-N-Beer </li></ul><ul><li>Nominated for 40 awards </li></ul>
  10. 17. EAST SIDE <ul><li>Began in South Bronx, NY </li></ul><ul><li>Known for emphasis on lyrics </li></ul><ul><li>Headed by Run-DMC and the Sugarhill Gang </li></ul><ul><li>Known for raps greatest story teller and musical genius…. Notorious B.I.G. (god bless) </li></ul>
  11. 19. Nas <ul><li>“ Illmatic” was the hip hop album that swayed listeners away from west coast </li></ul><ul><li>Started tons of controversy with his 2008 “Untitled” which was originally going to be titled N****r </li></ul><ul><li>Known as the man who revived hip-hop </li></ul>
  12. 21. Jay-Z <ul><li>Aka Jigga </li></ul><ul><li>CEO and Owner of Roc a Fella Records </li></ul><ul><li>Partial owner of New Jersey Nets </li></ul><ul><li>Greatest MC of all time </li></ul><ul><li>“ Reasonable Doubt” was his first and top selling album </li></ul>
  13. 23. Kanye West <ul><li>Aka Kan Yeezy </li></ul><ul><li>All three albums were nominated for best Rap Album- they suck </li></ul><ul><li>Defined Hip Hop of the 2k’s </li></ul><ul><li>Originally a producer of one of the top albums in Rap history, “Blueprint” (made in only two days) </li></ul>
  14. 25. R.I.P.
  15. 26. Freshman Asher Roth B.o.B. Charles Hamilton

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